• Use insect repellent with DEET, picaridin or oil of lemon eucalyptus.• Wear permethrin-treated clothing
Repellents containing a higher concentration of active ingredient (such as DEET) provide longer-lasting
227. Wang P, et al. 2008. Matrix metalloproteinase 9 facilitates West Nile virus entry into the brain .
There’s no specific treatment for West Nile virus-related diseases. If a person gets the more severe
The symptoms of West Nile virus may look like other conditions or health problems. Always see your healthcare
Symptoms of a brown recluse spider bite occur within a few hours and include fever, chills, itching
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Most people infected with West Nile virus have only mild, flu-like symptoms that last a few days.
About 20% of people who become infected with WNV will develop West Nile fever. Symptoms include fever
Most people infected with West Nile virus have no symptoms. However, about 1 in 5 people may have mild